Merrill Matthews, Ph.D., is a resident scholar with the Institute for Policy Innovation, a research-based, public policy “think tank.” He is a health policy expert and opinion contributor at The Hill. He also serves on the Texas Advisory Committee of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.
Dr. Matthews is a past president of the Health Economics Roundtable for the National Association for Business Economics, the largest trade association of business economists. Dr. Matthews also served for 10 years as the medical ethicist for the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center’s Institutional Review Board for Human Experimentation, co-author of On the Edge: America Faces the Entitlements Cliff, and has contributed chapters to several books, including Physician Assisted Suicide: Expanding the Debate and The 21st Century Health Care Leader and Stop Paying the Crooks (on Medicare fraud).
He has been published in numerous journals and newspapers, including The Wall Street Journal, Investor’s Business Daily, Barron’s, USA Today, Forbes magazine and the Washington Times. He was an award-winning political analyst for the USA Radio Network.
Dr. Matthews received his Ph.D. in Humanities from the University of Texas at Dallas.
What did we learn from four hours of 20 Democratic presidential candidates vying for camera time and voter interest?
Joining CGTN America’s The Heat, IPI’s Dr. Merrill Matthews said the threat of additional tariffs is “huge gamble” and not even the important issue.
Yvonne Mason is a retired high school English teacher and a Democrat who decided to instruct President Donald Trump and the White House on English grammar. Turns out, she demonstrated how much SHE doesn’t know.
The House takes a major step toward ensuring U.S. energy security and independence.
Critics claim prescription drug patent protection and data exclusivity are a "death sentence," but the real death sentence comes when limited IP protection means a drug is never created.
Other countries are facing their own fiscal and political problems.
Unemployment fell from 7.4 percent to 7.3 percent, which looks god initially, but that’s because so many more Americans quit looking for work.
An older full-time teller is being cut back to part-time; guess why.
Price controls seem to be liberals' only answer—to anything.
If Plan A is against the law, then the Obama administration will go to Plan B.
New developments in patented, genetically modified seeds hold public policy lessons.
Hypocrites in Congress accuse Apple of doing what they all do: try to minize their tax obligation.
Total Records: 14